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friday, january 22nd thanks for joining us! elias: good to have everyone with us! and it's great to have central iowa's most accurate forecast with meterologist sam schreier! hey sam! sam: (sam adlibs) sam (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: yesterday was the warmest day we've seen in more than a week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit cooler than that from a weak cold front that passed through the state overnight. very light snow will push through northern iowa during the morning hours giving a few places a quick dusting to a few
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be extremely low. highs today will be in the mid 20s under overcast skies and a northerly breeze keeping us feeling cold. tonight we are going to be cold and calm with a low in the low teens. saturday we are looking at partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the upper 20s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light snow on monday morning, and with strong winds blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s by next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. elias: let's get into the top five this morning.... elias: americans will be bracing for a historic winter storm taking aim coast. of snow could fall in some areas....with ice accumulations, and coastal flooding also expected. five states have declared a state of emergency....wit offices already elias: two spot this morning... elias: accused of killing two
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their bodies, will be in court today... the body of his ex-sister in law was found in a pond in rural lorimor, and the remains of a second body at his home in thayer. police arrested dillinger in december. look for updates from the union county courthouse here on local five. elias: the third thing you need to know before you walk out the door... elias: the flint, michigan water crisis has now lead to the resignation of an administrator for the environmental protection agency. michigan governor rick snyder released all of his e-mails from 2014 and 2015 tied to flint. in her response, epa essentially shot him down. resignation will take effect february first. elias: number four... elias: presidential candidate ben carson resumed his campaign last night with a town hall in glenwood. carson has campaign stops car accident of his campaign volunteers. meanwhile, new poll numbers show some big days until the iowa caucus. donald trump
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points in iowa... and for democrats, bernies sanders points. elias: and finally in the top five... elias: we may be months away from ragbrai, big announcement this weekend about iowa's big this weekend bike ride. a route announcement held saturday night, with the eight overnight towns being named for the 44th ragbrai. this year's ragbrai kicks off on july 24th. elias: preparations may have started for the project, but iowa remains the one state that hasn't approved the bakken oil pipeline. elias: those opposed to the project, took to the state capitol thursday to protest against its approval. about forty people stopped by for the meeting, which included more testimony from farmers and environmentalist s. they say they are concerned with the way the process has played out, and they feel the
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meanwhile, dozens were there to support the pipeline and the jobs that would come with it. ryan hollinrake, apprenticeship trainer some of the high school pep rallies antics that you can proud professionals that try to represent ourselves in a respectful manner at elias: the iowa utilities board has public meetings in february to discuss the arguments case. a decision could come at those meetings. elias: the issue has created a lot of debate, and many sharing your local five.... and we have been what you say... opposes the ing they use public land, like highways....with part of the fee helping maintain the highways. questions why pipe has been brought in and some land
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project has not been approved yet. be sure to keep your comments coming... are you for or against the what do you done? you can post you thoughts on facebook and twitter..... call . the contact information is on your screen. elias: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: yesterday was the warmest day we've seen in more than a week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit cooler than that from passed through the state overnight. very through northern iowa during the morning hours giving a few places a quick dusting to a few
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be extremely low. highs today will be in the mid 20s under overcast skies and a northerly breeze keeping us feeling cold. tonight we are going to be cold and calm with a low in the low teens. saturday we are looking at partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the upper 20s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light snow on monday morning, and with strong winds blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s by next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. elias: local five is
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statehouse....as iowa lawmakers try to get education funding out of the way. elias: much like last year, there is a big difference on how much... the republican- lead house is proposing a 2 percent funding increase for next year. democrats say that increase shows that republicans have not heard concerns of iowa school districts. "gronstal 18:07 i think that's what's happened with legislative republicans. they've quit listening regarding funding for local schools. upmeyer 31:01 nothing
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the truth we spent the interim meeting with superintendents, school boards, educators, importance of doing it on time getting it to them quickly." elias: meanwhile, a new report shows iowa schools are in good shape. the state board of education released it's annual "condition of education" report for 20-15. enrollment is up, teacher salaries are up and iowa's high school graduation rate is at 90.5 percent, high school graduation rate is at 90.5 percent, that's one of the country's highest elias: at ((time check)) we'll take a short break, with lots more good morning iowa ahead... coming up, we'll talk about some high stakes for
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kansas game. elias: but first...for those traveling into polk county...be safe this morning... the sheriff's office has automated traffic enforcement vehicles at two locations.... one at the ...five-thousand block of northeast 22nd avenue and a second at the...16-hundred block of southeast 68th street in pleasant hill. so take care on the roads today... elias: let's also get a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at valley west... [current conditions] good morning iowa continues after this!
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elias schreier. this is good morning iowa." sam: morning iowa." sam: weather adlib: yesterday was the warmest day we've seen in more than a week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit cooler than that from a weak cold front that passed through the state overnight. very light snow will push through northern iowa during the morning hours giving a dusting to a few accumulations should be extremely low. the mid 20s under overcast skies and a northerly breeze keeping us feeling cold. tonight we are going to be cold and low teens. saturday partly to mostly high in the upper 20s. very nice with highs in with overcast skies. i'm
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and with strong winds likely so drive safe will slump into the upper 20s by next wednesday, but after warming trend and 40s elias: maintenance workers in iowa gathered in the metro for the olympics of their trade. racing against the clock, competitors have to install water heaters, faucets and ice makers. local 5 photographer ryan davidson takes us behind the maintenance magic. the greater iowa apartment association is partnering with hg supply and several other sponsors to bring our industry maintence technitions here tonight to compete in a competion that gives them an opportunity to show off their skills
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revolves around is the typical actvities they do on an everyday basis in their jobs so doing everything from fixing ice makers to replacing water heaters replacing smoke dectors so we're just using this to showcase the maintince people in the area and actually just giving them their night and their time to stand in the spotlight networking is a big thing for us we never really get to get out in the field and see any of our other comapnies or competitors so just seeing what they can do and how fast they do things and how they do things is a big plus it's exciting to see these guys in here in action doing it this quick because we can take it back to the properties and remind them how fast they are at taking care of the resident issues all: (reax) elias:
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ask your dermatologist about cosentyx.independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green yesterday was the warmest day we've seen in more than a week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit cooler than that from a weak cold front that passed through the state overnight. very light snow will push through northern iowa during the morning hours giving a few places a quick dusting to a few
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highs today will be in overcast skies and a northerly breeze keeping us feeling going to be cold and calm with a low in the low teens. saturday we are looking at partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the upper 20s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s expecting light snow and with strong winds likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the
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that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. sam toss back. elias: in take a look at this today...the stakes will be high when kansas takes on stakes will be high when kansas takes on iowa state monday... " sam a big isu fan, and sabrina, a kansas fan, place a wager on monday night's basketball game. loser will shovel the driveway and walkway of a viewer's home. ....good thing sam doesn't have any muscles."
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: (reax) elias: well time now short break... but when we come back... elias: well time now for another
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short break... but when we it seems those who make cars, at other business ...but first here's last night on jimmy kimmel live.
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on your money now elias: uber and lyft will soon have some new competition. america's largest automaker says it's jumping into the ride-sharing business. general motors announced it will create a on-demand car- sharing service called maven. the automaker plans to test the service in ann arbor, michigan... launching in other major u-s cities later this year. elias: and t-s-a agents
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airports when it comes to finding full at america's airports when it comes to finding guns. the t-s-a says more than 26- hundred guns were found in carry-on luggage last year. more than 82 percent of those weapons were loaded. the guns were found at more than 230 u-s airports during security checks. airports in dallas, atlanta, houston, denver and phoenix saw the most confiscated guns. elias: that's a look at your money this morning... coming up after the break... sam's in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... but first... time for a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at euclid... [current conditions] good morning iowa returns
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are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " elias: thanks for joining us on your [day of week] morning, i'm elias johnson... elias: weather is always first on good morning iowa... in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... sam schreier. sam: (adlib toss) sam weather adlib: yesterday was the seen in more than a of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit cooler than that from a weak cold front that passed through the state overnight. very
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morning hours giving a few places a quick dusting to a few flurries, but accumulations should be extremely low. highs today will be in the mid 20s under overcast skies and a northerly breeze keeping us feeling cold. tonight we are calm with a low in the we are looking at partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the upper 20s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light snow on monday morning, and with strong winds blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s by next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. elias: our top story...a man accused of killing two people will be in court today... elias: jerry dillinger will go before the judge at the union county
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he has been accused of killing two people and hiding their bodies....dillinge r was arrested back in december. they found the body of loretta dillinger in a pond in rural lorimor. and another body in his thayer home. local 5 will be at the courthouse as well...look for the latest updates on local five news and online at we are iowa dot com.. elias: text messages are shedding new light on the death of emmalee jacobs. elias: the i-s-u freshman was hit by a cy-ride bus while on her way to a final exam in december.... according to the criminal complaint...the man arrested by police this week, may have been aware he hit her that morning. 23 year old benjamin clague was arrested 23 year old benjamin clague was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident and failing to obey a traffic device. the report shows he texted to a friend, saying he felt he was involved. and in a face-to- face confession with a friend, he and in a face-to- face confession with a friend, he said he felt he was the one who hit and killed
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however, clague failed to ever come forward. " we continued to ask for pleas from the public for information. he knew he was in the area, he knew he hit something tha tmorning, didnt come forward to our detectives. very frustrating for us and the famiyl" elias: clague has bonded out of jail. the friend he confided in will jail. the friend he confided in will not be facing any charges at this point. elias: snow preps are continuing this morning for what is forecasted to be a historic blizzard in the nations capital. this as the projected snowfall totals continue to creep up. abc's karla barguiarena has the latest. "script:pkg: nats this morning---one last mad dash to prepare for a potentially historic blizzard. outside a costco in virgina lines to get in and lines to check out
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"dc's really not ready for this kind of weather" the same scene at this trader joes supermarket in the nation's capital ...forced to limit customers to ten at a time. shelves of water are now virtually empty and snow shovels are disappearing just as fast. also preparing? the federal government which announced it would be closing at noon today ahead of the epic winter storm. nat pop d.c. metro d.c.'s public transportation including rail and bus service will be closing later today too. director of national weather service: "were seeing a major storm system third of the country, and affecting at least 50 million people at reagan all major airlines waivers to rebook their flights. but there is no doubt washington will be hit the hardest with more than 2 feet of snow during the storm. a state of emergency has already been
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states have also followed suit. karla new york " elias: meterologist (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: yesterday was the warmest day we've week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit cooler than that from a weak cold front that passed through the light snow will push through northern iowa during the morning hours giving a few places a quick dusting to a few flurries, but accumulations should be extremely low. highs today will be in the mid 20s under overcast skies and a northerly breeze keeping us feeling cold. tonight we are going to be cold and calm with a low in the
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partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the upper 20s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light snow on monday morning, and with strong winds blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s by next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. elias: new this morning....some big news for ragbrai fans this weekend. ragbrai fans this weekend. elias: we may be months away from iowa's giant bike ride, but this weekend will provide some key information about this year's event. organizers plan
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announcement party tomorrow night...with proceeds going toward the iowa bicycle coalition. the event includes announcing the eight communities that will be overnight stops for the 44th ragbrai. thousands of cyclists from around the world will ride ragbrai from july 24th. through the 30th. elias: at ((time check)) we'll take a short break here on good morning iowa... coming up...new polls in the presidential race....and a look competition at the box office this weekend. elias: but before we go...as you get ready to start your day...be safe out on the roads.... des moines mobile radar set locations... hartford....west with a second at block of 12th...facing southbound. and the third at the 17-hundred block of university....east bound. so use caution while driving.. elias: while we're at
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co itoelng hr d lko . nd taymeteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." sam: weather adlib: yesterday was the warmest day we've seen in more than a week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit cooler than that from a weak cold front that passed through the week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit cooler than that from a weak cold front that passed through the state overnight. very light snow will push through northern iowa during the morning hours giving a few places a quick
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flurries, but accumulations should be extremely low. highs today will be in the mid 20s under overcast skies and a northerly breeze cold. tonight we are going to be cold and calm with a low in the we are looking at partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the upper 20s. sunday still looks with overcast skies. i'm expecting light snow on monday morning, and with strong winds blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s by next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. elias: politics this
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presidential candidate ben carson resumed his campaign last night...after suspending events following the tragic death of a campaign volunteer tuesday. elias: last night he held a town hall in glenwood...his first event since a car accident near atlantic the claimed the life of braden joplin. today, he has more town hall style events planned in iowa, wrapping up the day in des moines. carson will hold a prayer rally in sioux city saturday dedicated to joplin. elias: a new c-n-n he leads ted cruz in iowa by 11 points. and marco rubio cruz in iowa by 11 points. and marco rubio remains in third with 14 percent. on the democratic side, bernie sanders has surpassed hillary clinton now by an eight point lead. she hopes to
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before the iowa caucuses by cranking out the star power... elias: last night she was introduced at a campaign event by singer demi lovato in iowa city... on sunday, movie star jamie lee curtis will be campaigning for clinton in iowa....starting in waukee...and join the candidate at an event in des moines. speaking of endorsements..., the des moines register plans to announce their official endorsements...o ne for each party. the register's editorial board met with each of the candidates, with the exception of donald trump and ted cruz. elias: as we count down to the iowa caucuses...organ izations are woking to make sure iowans know how the process works... elias: one minority group is looking to make history for the first time in a presidental iowa caucus... the league of united latin american citizens, or lulac, is caucus training in des moines. the goal is to get over ten- thousand registered latino voters to participate. volunteers have
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door-to-door to reach out to the latino community and encourage voting. joe enriquez henry, national vice president for lulac of the midwest region, "if you've gone to a caucus before, this time be prepared, you're going to see many young latinos participate in the caucus process. discussing the issues that are important: jobs, health care, education, and the need for comprehensive immigration reform. " elias: we'll here more about lulac's efforts in the community next week... henry will be joining here on good morning iowa thursday the 28th. elias: we have more good morning iowa coming up right after the break... but first here's what's coming up on "good morning america." "good morning america
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elias: for "local 5 at the movies." for "local 5 at the movies." elias: first up...robert de niro and zac efron head to florida for spring break in "dirty grandpa." efron plays an uptight lawyer one week away from marriage...while de niro plays his grandfather who tricks him into a wild spring break adventure. the pair get caught up in frat parties, bar fights, and an epic night of karaoke... dirty grandpa is rated "r" dirty grandpa is rated "r" all: (reax) sam:
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horror flick..."the boy".. walking dead state lauren cohan...she plays a nanny in a remote english village. it turns out though, the child she is hired to care for....is really a life- sized doll. after breaking some of her employers strict rules....disturbin g things begin to happen. "the boy" is rated pg-13. all: (reax) elias: and finally we have the sci-fi flick "the 5th wave"... have the sci-fi flick "the 5th wave"... based on the young adult novel, the story follows a teen trying to reunite
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brother in the middle of an alien attack. "the 5th wave" is rated pg-13.. all: (reax) elias: time for another short break...but
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let's get a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at west mixmaster [current conditions] sam says ??? he's in with central iowa's most accurate forecast next... good morning iowa continues
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experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green yesterday was the warmest day we've seen in more than a week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit cooler than that from a weak cold front that
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light snow will push through northern iowa during the morning hours giving a few places a quick dusting to a few flurries, but accumulations should be extremely low. highs today will be in the mid 20s under overcast skies and a northerly breeze keeping us feeling
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calm with a low in the low teens. saturday cloudy skies with a high in the upper 20s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in with overcast skies. i'm and with strong winds likely so drive safe will slump into the that we look to grab a may finally creep back sam toss back. a final look at the news you
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out the door... right after this. sabrina:
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look at your top millions of americans will be bracing for a potentially historic winter storm taking aim at the east coast. up to two-feet of snow could fall in some areas....with ice accumulations, and coastal flooding also expected. five states have already declared a state of emergency....wit h schools and government offices already deciding to close today. sabrina: elias: in the number two spot this morning... elias: jerry dillinger, accused of killing two people and hiding their bodies, will be in court today... the body of his ex-sister in law was found in a pond in rural lorimor, and the remains of a second body at his home in thayer. police arrested dillinger in december. look for updates from the union county courthouse here on local five. sabrina: elias: the third thing you need to know before you walk out the door... elias: the flint,
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resignation of an administrator for the environmental protection agency. michigan governor rick snyder released all of his e-mails from 2014 and 2015 tied to flint. in her response, epa administrator susan hedman essentially shot him down. hedman's resignation will take effect february first. sabrina: february first. sabrina: february first. sabrina: elias: number four... elias: republican presidential candidate ben carson resumed his campaign last night with a town hall in glenwood. carson has suspend all campaign stops suspend all campaign stops after tuesdays car accident that killed one of his campaign volunteers. meanwhile, new poll numbers show some big shake-ups, with days until the iowa caucus. donald trump now leads ted cruz by eleven points in iowa... and for democrats, bernies sanders has now pulled ahead of hillary clonton by eight points. sabrina: elias: and finally... you'll want to know about this story in the big five... elias: we may be months away from ragbrai, but look for a big announcement this weekend about iowa's big bike ride. a route announcement party will be held saturday night, with the eight overnight towns being named for the 44th ragbrai. this year's ragbrai kicks off on july 24th. sabrina elias: sam is in with a final look at central iowa's most accurate
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sam final weather adlib yesterday was the warmest day we've seen in more than a week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit cooler than that from a weak cold front that passed through the state overnight. very light snow will push through northern iowa during the morning hours giving a few places a quick dusting to a few flurries, but accumulations should be extremely low. highs today will be in the mid 20s under overcast skies and a northerly breeze keeping us feeling cold. tonight we are going to be cold and calm with a low in the low teens. saturday we are looking at partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the upper 20s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light snow on monday morning, and with strong winds blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s by next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finaback intohe state. sabrina elias: thanks for watching! good morning america starts watching! good morning america starts right now. have a good day everybody! " " sabrina: elias: we have some breaking news we want to make you aware of this morning.... dillinger heads to court and the 2016 ragbre a good weekend, stay safe. good morning, america. blizzard emergency. east coast bracing for that monster storm. >> today i'm declaring a s state of emergency. >> blizzard warnings from washington to new york. more than two feet of snow expected in some areas with wind
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